"Barbecue, fountains, baseball and jazz. All of these are touchstones that people associate with Kansas City. But there’s another that serves as a bridge between the city’s historic past, present, and future: cocktails."
"This Midwestern hub continues to master high culture and comfort food. Readers loved its barbecue, as well as its world-class art scene—like the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, which is currently undergoing a big renovation."
"Kansas City’s beer scene is that indie band that is about to go mainstream. The local brewery count has doubled to 14 in the past two years, and another three microbreweries are slated to begin serving in 2016."
"Kansas City provides an exceptional amount of resources to entrepreneurs, like government support at both the state and city levels, a community built on camaraderie, and the opportunity for a successful exit. As for access to capital — that’s well on its way."
"KC offers a quality mix of inexpensive, divey bars to more sophisticated, grown up options with craft cocktails and delightful local brews. Pull up a stool at the bar and check out our list of diverse Midwestern watering holes."